RE: POLICE ANNOUNCE PROSECUTORS FINDINGS OF OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING
Fayetteville Police Chief Mike Reynolds announced today the Prosecuting Attorney’s findings of the shooting incident that occurred on July 27, 2020.
Prosecuting Attorney Matt Durrett reviewed the independent criminal investigation completed by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, and he determined Officer Jeney was justified in the use of deadly physical force.
Officer Jeney will remain on paid administrative leave until the internal investigation is completed and reviewed by Chief Reynolds. This procedure is in conjunction with Fayetteville Police Department Policies and Procedures.
All other media inquiries regarding these findings should be directed to the 4th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Matt Durrett.